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Inquiry-Based ELA

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September 28, 2020 5 Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

Those of you who have been following this blog for a while know that I am a voracious reader. I love…

September 4, 2020 Words Matter

Some time ago I received a wonderful note from my sister-in-law, Diana. My brother Nick and his wife Diana were expecting their third son in…

August 7, 2020 Just Read: 5 Books for the Fall Semester

The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries. —Rene Descartes The school year hasn’t even started…

July 24, 2020 We Learn by Doing

Tell me, I’ll forget Show me, I may remember Involve me, and I’ll understand – Old Proverb I’m not a particularly good chef but I…

July 17, 2020 Remember to Wonder

By now, you have likely heard the sad news. Joanna Cole, author of The Magic School Bus books, has died at 75. I don’t think…

June 8, 2020 5 Books about Race Your Students Should Know

I believe in the power of stories. Stories can unite us, inspire us, and help us grow. I’m sure we’ve all seen examples of this…

May 1, 2020 The Power of a Letter

Last week I received a letter from an old friend. Yes, I do mean an actual, physical letter. He simply wrote to see how I…

April 20, 2020 Remember to Laugh – Fun Activities to Make Kids Smile

There are a lot of things you learn while living under quarantine. For example, you learn the importance of rationing. The best way to avoid…